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Seattle Ranked #1 Career City by Economist Research and Robert Half

Seattle Ranked #1 Career City by Economist Research and Robert Half

The Robert Half Career City Index, a ranking and comparison of 25 U.S. cities across several indicators selected to measure the different aspects that relate to career development, has joined with The Economist to score the #1 place to work in America. The overall top scorer on the career cross table is (drum roll, please) Seattle.

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City of Seattle International Women’s Day Proclamation

City of Seattle International Women’s Day Proclamation

The City of Seattle joined women everywhere in standing up for gender equality on International Women’s Day. The City stands with women everywhere who persevere, improve our world and fight for a better tomorrow. Read Mayor Murray and the City Council’s proclamation for International Women’s Day. 

 City of Seattle PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS,

International Women’s […]

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The Great Elephant Census Has a Trunk Line to Seattle’s Vulcan Technology

The Great Elephant Census Has a Trunk Line to Seattle’s Vulcan Technology

Imagine if there were only 352,271 people left on earth. Like the elephant’s trumpeting cry, that critical number would signal a clarion call for action. Such a finding is the latest measure of the population of the world’s elephants in Africa, as monitored by Seattle’s Vulcan Technology.

The Seattle firm led by founder Paul Allen is developing solutions to track Africa’s pachyderms and […]

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Amazon One, First in Prime Air Fleet, Soars Over Seafair

Amazon One, First in Prime Air Fleet, Soars Over Seafair

Amazon showcased its first-ever, branded air cargo plane during Seattle’s Seafair Air Show, Aug 5-7. The Boeing 767-300, operated by Amazon’s air cargo provider Atlas Air, flew above of thousands of Seattle residents including many Amazon employees.

“Creating an air transportation network is expanding our capacity to ensure great delivery speeds for our Prime members for […]

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‘Pokémon Go’ Pushes Redmond-Based Nintendo Stock to Augmented Reality Breakthrough

‘Pokémon Go’ Pushes Redmond-Based Nintendo Stock to Augmented Reality Breakthrough

The game is immersive, based on augmented reality. But the stock surge of Kyoto, Japan-based Nintendo is all too real. Nintendo North America, which is headquartered in Redmond, saw its stock soar nearly 25 percent Monday after the release of  “Pokémon Go,” which directs its users to explore their physical surroundings to find, catch and train Pokémon characters.

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Seattle Sounders FC Launches New Video App With DeskSite

Seattle Sounders FC Launches New Video App With DeskSite

New HD “Big Screen” video platform delivers exclusive Sounders FC content on-demand to desktops, laptops, and tablets

Seattle Sounders FC is the most recent MLS team to partner with DeskSite, officially launching the Sounders FC DeskSite, a new, interactive video app that proactively delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to fans – for free.

Seattle Web Fest 2016 Showcases a New Era of Transmedia, Announces Award Winners!

Seattle Web Fest 2016 Showcases a New Era of Transmedia, Announces Award Winners!

“And the winner of the Seattle Web Fest Award for Best [Dramatic, Comedic, Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Horror/Thriller] Web Series goes to … [insert digital SFX of drum roll and the collective holding of breath].”

Forget the Hollywood paparazzi! The Seattle Web Fest 2016 cast a brilliant array of illuminated pixels on a world-class lineup of episodic Web series and […]

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Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

Sino-Seattle Summit a Spectacle of Tech’s Supreme CEO Superstars

If it were basketball, it would be The Dream Team, if chess, the grandmaster elite. The biggest names in the pantheon of U.S.-China  technology met in Seattle this September 23rd in a diplomatic and technocratic sign of respect to the visiting president of China, Xi Jinping.

Captured in the photo above, in the front row, from left to right, are […]

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Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

Best College for Getting a Job in Tech? Puget Sound On Top

University of Puget Sound has been named among the Top 20 American “Best Colleges for Getting a Job in Tech,” by MSN’s IT Insider technology section.

            The Tacoma-based liberal arts college, which is home to a popular mathematics and computer science department, rated highly on several academic and career-readiness factors, and […]

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Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Girls Who Code Spend an Immersive Summer With Expedia

Expedia.com, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites*, announced the kick-off of its summer with Girls Who Code – a national non-profit organization that seeks to inspire, educate and equip girls with computing skills for the 21st century.

Expedia, Inc. will host 30 high school girls at its headquarters: 20 […]

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